Environment

Challenges:
Over-fishing and deforestation/wood poaching of indigenous tree species within Lake Malawi National Park (LMNP).

HEEED solutions:

  • Over-fishing: evaluate the effectiveness of 100m. no-fishing zone in the waters of LMNP and in front of the villages of Nankumba Peninsula.

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  • Aquaculture: fish-ponds are alternative method to provide fish/protein in rural communities, while allowing native species in the wild to recover.

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  • Tree-planting: tree-seedling nurseries of indigenous species and fruit trees for school yards/domestic use.

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